Michaela has a diverse music background full of eclectic styles. She began taking vocal lessons at the age of 8 and began playing guitar and bass soon after. Throughout her youth she studied classical voice and performed in musical theatre all while gigging with her band where she wrote all of the original music performed. She continued her musical journey as a teacher and working for record labels and as a professional musician around Philadelphia and, later Los Angeles. She has played legendary venues such as The Viper Room and The Whisky a Gogo as her project The Sea Tease. Her passion is developing young artists on a professional track. Her artist management company, Golden Poppy Artist Services is home to platinum artists and Grammy winners. She can teach Pop, Rock, Soul, Show Tunes, Jazz and Classical. Her main instruments are vocals and guitar, and she can also teach beginner piano.